Day: October 4, 2019

Women In Blues By: Donecia Mouring

Play Play Play Play Previous Next Names such as Bessie Smith, Mamie Smith, Eta James,and Ma Rainey aren’t just random names, these are women who made a great name for blues music. Blues music came

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Jubilee Quartets by Kamiya Watkins

By Kamiya Watkins m jubilee quartets jubilee 1929 transitional 1930-1945 Gospel 1943 Create Your Own Playlist ? Golden Gate The most famous Jubilee Quartet group. Original members consists of four men: a baritone, tenor, second

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Blues

Blues How did it start? Blues became commercialized 1914. Prior to that it started as work songs that would be created while black people were at work doing hard jobs such as working on railroads.

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Ragtime

By: JaNae Fleming Ragtime music was composed using the piano. It is composed in a duple meter where there is a syncopated lead being played over a rhythmically bass. Ragtime music heavily influenced jazz music,

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Jubilee Quartet

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1880-1929 transitional 1930-1945 Gospel 1946-1969 Create Your Own Playlist Jubilee Quartets Jubilee Quartets got their start in the late 1800s and lasted until the mid 1900s. Jubilee Quartets first started as

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Blues was the New Folk

Blues was the New Folk JaNae Fleming Blues music was used to express the hardships of the black working class in America. Just as folk music, blues musicians used their voices and instruments to reflect

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Jubilee Quartets

By: JaNae Fleming In the mid 1800s a new style of music occurred amongst African Americans. This genre specifically started with African American college students. This genre is commonly known as the jubilee quartet. While

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The Blues: Songs of Sorrow

The Blues: Songs of Sorrow Where Did The Blues Originate? The blues originated from work songs, often coming from working class blacks trying to pass the time together in prisons, on railroads, and in factories. 

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All in Good Ragtime

All in Good Ragtime! Previous Next What is Ragtime music is a secular genre of music that came to fruition between 1896 and 1920 but it reached its height in the 1920s. The genre is

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Ragtime, The Genre

Ragtime, The Genre By: Kamiya Watkins Ragtime is a music genre that dates back from the 1896 all the way until 1920. The defining characteristic of ragtime music is a specific type of syncopation in

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